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2014-08-18 23:01:38

Parkulture co-founder Jared “JJ” Woods, who earned the top time in the regional finals, will now face one of the toughest obstacle courses known to man in Las Vegas along with competitors from all five regions. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 Parkulture co-founder, professional stuntman and parkour instructor, Jared “JJ” Woods, will be competing in the Las Vegas finals of NBC’s highest rated primetime extreme sports competition show, American Ninja Warrior. The show will...

2014-07-25 23:02:20

Miami stuntman and Parkour and Freerunning instructor seeks redemption on the course Miami, Florida (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 Parkulture is proud to announce that one of its co-founders, professional stuntman and parkour instructor, Jared “JJ” Woods, will be competing on NBC’s highest rated primetime extreme sports competition show, American Ninja Warrior. The show will premiere on local affiliates this coming Monday, July 28th at 9PM and will rerun on the new Esquire Network on...

2014-05-19 23:11:11

Stephen Saprid is a Filipino American athlete who is a contestant of the TV show American Ninja Warrior. He has acquired the skills and techniques needed to conquer any obstacles and challenges. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 When Jeremy Higgs, an independent documentary film maker from Chicago, IL, meets 28-year-old athlete Stephen Saprid, he is so impressed he has to share his story with the world. Stephen Saprid is a Filipino American athlete who is a contestant of the TV show...

2014-05-06 23:03:53

Pro Freerunners Jesse La Flair and Cory DeMeyers announce FROM HERE TO THERE Freerunning and Parkour Documentary Screenings and World Tour to start October 2014. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 Best friends and professional freerunners, Jesse LaFlair and Cory DeMeyers, announced today that they will embark on a worldwide tour this fall promoting their feature length documentary, FROM HERE TO THERE. The film is helmed by La Flair and DeMeyers as directors, produced by J. Zakira Wise...

All-Terrain Robot Can Go Anywhere
2013-08-14 04:38:50

[ Watch the Video: University of Pennsylvania Unveils Acrobatic Robot ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania (Penn) have created a new all-terrain, six-legged walking robot that has been specially designed with jumping and climbing capabilities that could help it complete military reconnaissance, rescue or supply transportation missions. The robot is named RHex (pronounced “Rex” and short for “robot...

2013-03-08 23:03:50

APEX Movement - a pioneering parkour, freerunning and Ninja Warrior training center - is celebrating the grand opening of its Bay Area location with an open house, challenges and drop-in classes Concord, California (PRWEB) March 08, 2013 The first dedicated parkour training program in the Western hemisphere just opened a Bay Area parkour gym, APEX Movement Northern California. Founded and run by fitness and health professionals, APEX Movement is a movement arts facility that supports...

2012-12-26 05:00:55

Jump manual is the new effective program authorized by Jacob Hiller, who claims to help people boost their vertical jump explosion as well as increase in twenty five inches for every jump and their overall skills. Tony Nguyen from the site Health Review Center indicates if the program is advantageous to follow in a full jump manual. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) December 25, 2012 Jump Manual is a newly updated program of Jacob Hiller, who owns lots of experience in teaching people on how to grow the...

2012-12-18 05:03:33

Jump manual is a vertical jump increasing program by Jacob Hiller who claims to make a person´s vertical jump up to 10 to 25 inches. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) December 17, 2012 Jump Manual, the vertical jump training system by Jacob, has received many critical analyses and questions about its effectiveness since the program can be directly related to the professional life of athletes and national players of many countries. Jacob has received a certificate in vertical jump training and works...

Parkour Tests Prove That For Orangutans - It Pays To Sway
2012-07-06 06:18:08

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online According to a research presented at the Society for Experimental Biology's meeting in Salzburg, Austria on July 2, 2012, swaying through trees is the way to go if you're an orangutan. Using human parkour athletes as stand-ins for orangutans, researchers measured the energy required to navigate a forest using different strategies. What they found is that it pays to stay up in the trees. The findings explain why orangutans spend...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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